Bizarre Vintage Photos Of Steam Engines After A Boiler Explosion From The Late 19th And Early 20th Centuries

There are many causes for boiler explosions such as poor water treatment causing scaling and over heating of the plates, low water level, a stuck safety valve, or even a furnace explosion that in turn, if severe enough, can cause a boiler explosion. Poor operator training resulting in neglect or other mishandling of the boiler has been a frequent cause of explosions since the beginning of the industrial revolution. Continue reading »

The Steam Machine Unboxing

Steam Machines are a line of video game consoles that will be manufactured and distributed beginning in 2014 by a number of vendors using a range of different design specifications outlined by Valve Corporation. Steam Machines will run SteamOS, an open source Linux-based operating system developed for games and other entertainment that is capable of running hundreds of games currently in the Steam catalog, as well as upcoming titles from other developers.

Only 300 boxes will be sent to Steam community for test. One lucky guy got it. Take a chance to look at the process below.

“I had to re-post this 3 times really sorry about that, its final this time” Continue reading »